A lawn worthy of bare feet

January 1, 2015 // 2 Comments

It becomes so very dry in Lara that our strong Kikuyu front lawn just shriveled up during summer and turned into a dust desert where only a few hardy weeds survive in the [...]

Let it rain

December 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

So as that first summer set in, we very quickly realised this place is dry, really, really dry. So dry that the ground cracks up. In fact, many of the trees we planted [...]

In the beginning…

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

So this story starts around January 2011. At that stage we were living in suburban Somerset West, South Africa in a big house on what was considered a large property (approx. [...]